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Professor Kevin Munro

Professor Kevin Munro is Director of the Research for Patient Benefit Programme

He previously served as Chair of the programme's North-West Regional Advisory Committee.

Kevin is Ewing Professor of Audiology at the University of Manchester and honorary Consultant Clinical Scientist at Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. Until taking up his new role as NIHR Programme Director, he was Director of the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness (ManCAD), Deputy Director of the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre and theme lead for Hearing Health. He is the only audiologist to be awarded NIHR Senior Investigator status.

Kevin has held many positions within his profession, including Chair of the British Society of Audiology and Chair of the Council of the International Journal of Audiology. He is an honorary life member and Principal Fellow of the British Society of Audiology, Expert Advisor for the NICE Centre for Guidelines, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for the Australian National Acoustic Laboratories.